Employment Opportunities

Bard Early College at Houde Academy; Shenzhen, China

Faculty - Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry)

Bard Early College at Houde Academy invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Natural Sciences specializing in Biology and Chemistry, beginning August 25, 2018. Candidates in related fields who can teach college-level biology or chemistry are also welcomed to apply. High school teaching experience is also a plus.

Bard Early Colleges enable students to complete fully accredited university courses while they are still in high school, with the university courses counting towards their local high school diploma as well as towards an authentic transcript from Bard College in Annandale, New York. As the first Bard Early College campus established outside the United States, Bard Early College at Houde Academy is located in Shenzhen, China. Among the fastest growing cities in the world, Shenzhen is at the forefront of China’s swiftly-changing economic and social scene, where direct investment in technology and light manufacturing has fostered a thriving new global middle class. In recent years, Shenzhen has shifted its investment strategies, taking new interest in arts and cultural development, sustainable and green living, and makers spaces and information technology.

The successful applicant for this position must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college level. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service.  College teaching experience and MA required, Ph.D. or candidates who are ABD are highly desired.  Bard Early College and Houde Academy are committed to building a diverse faculty and staff.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/50947.
Specific questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Jesse Field, Dean of Studies, at jfield@bard.edu.

All positions are contingent on Bard's continued partnership with Houde Academy.  Review of applications to begin immediately.